Extensible Stylesheet Language XSL is a specification developed by W3C (World Wide Web Consortium) for XML documents to be layout and printed beautifully. W3C has contributed to the development of the Web, standardization of the Web.
- XSL 1.0 Specification was open to the public on 15th October, 2001 as a W3C Recommendation.
Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL) Version 1.0
W3C Recommendation 15 October 2001
- XSL 1.1 Specification was open to the public on 5th December, 2006 as a W3C Recommendation.
Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL) Version 1.1
W3C Recommendation 5 December 2006
- In many cases, XSL is used together with XSL Transformation (XSLT). XSLT Specification became W3C Recommendation before XSL Specification and XSLT has already been popular.
XSL Transformations (XSLT) Version 1.0 W3C Recommendation 16 November 1999
German Reference Guides for XSL-FO
- XSL-FO Vollständige Referenz by Manfred Krüger – The complete German reference guide to XSL-FO with the latest Antenna House XSL Formatter V7 extensions.
- XSL-FO Die Referenz by Manuel Montero-Pineda & Steffen Herkert – A comprehensive German reference guide to XSL-FO for all levels from beginners to experts.
XSL Specification has just become a W3C Recommendation and is not a focus of public attention. But it is expected to play an important role because it is used with XSLT for the Web. We will explain what we can do with XSL and why it is important.